Economic development is a team effort and the Peoria Area Association of REALTORS® (PAAR) is teaming up with the Economic Development Council for Central Illinois (EDC) to promote job creation and economic growth.

The Peoria Area Association is the sponsor of the EDC’s latest guidebook, “Open! How to make and keep jobs in your community.” The publication is a step-by-step economic development guidebook created by professionals with a proven track record for keeping jobs. It will be made available to community leaders throughout Central Illinois.

For more information, visit the EDC guidebook website at